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Renault RS01: F1′s turbo pioneer 2nd July 2011, 12:30
The turbo era started with one rather ugly and chronically unreliable car: the Renault RS01.
The only victory scored by a four-wheel-drive car in a Formula 1 race came 50 years ago.
Lancia D50: Ferrari inherit a title-winning car 1st July 2011, 18:01
It crashed into the Monaco harbour and won a championship – though not for the team that built it.
The Lotus 88 was banned after the team made several attempts to race it in 1981.
On this day in 1981: F1′s fiasco at Zolder 17th May 2011, 8:54
F1 counted the cost of a tragic and shambolic Belgian Grand Prix weekend at Zolder 30 years ago today.
25 years ago today: Elio de Angelis killed at Paul Ricard 15th May 2011, 1:00
Elio de Angelis lost his life in a crash in testing 25 years ago today.
25 years ago today: Senna beats Mansell by 0.01s 13th April 2011, 7:24
The 1986 Spanish Grand Prix witnessed one of the closest finishes in F1 history.
Interactive map: The growing F1 calendar, 1950-2011 14th March 2011, 10:47
See how the F1 calendar has tripled in size since 1950.
40 years today: Mario Andretti’s first F1 win 6th March 2011, 18:30
Mario Andretti won his first F1 race 40 years ago today at the 1971 South African Grand Prix.
F1′s safe decade: Ten years since last F1 fatality 4th March 2011, 0:02
Today marks the tenth anniversary of the last fatality during a Formula 1 event.